AskDefine | Define intervening

Dictionary Definition

intervening adj
1 occurring or falling between events or points in time; "so much had happened during the intervening years"
2 standing between or separating two objects or areas; "Paris--where the same city lies on both sides of an intervening river"; "after reaching the top of the hill he looked across an intervening meadow to another line of hills"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. intervention; mediation


  1. that intervenes or mediates


  1. present participle of intervene

Extensive Definition

Intervention may refer to:
intervening in German: Intervention
intervening in French: Intervention
intervening in Japanese: 診療
intervening in Russian: Интервенция
intervening in Finnish: Interventio
intervening in Swedish: Intervention
intervening in Ukrainian: Інтервенція

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